With a lot of us now working from home for the majority of the week, it’s a good time to have a think about what equipment we have around us and if it’s fit for long-term use. Here are our top 10 things to consider.Read More
With the increased prevalence of working from home here are some tips on what laptop type might best suit youNow that a number of us are working from home or planning to do so post-COVID-19, it may be easier working with a laptop as this means you can easily work anywhere. Purchasing the right laptop however can seem a little daunting as there are a number of types and options available. What is right for you? Are there options that you haven’t considered? What am I looking to achieve?Datcom can help you get your choice of laptop up and running with the performance and applications that you need. We’ll run through the most common types of laptop or mobile device to help you decide :
Business laptopA ‘standard’ laptop that is used in business. Range of performance options, screen sizes and storage options depending on the exact requirements that you need. Can be paired with a docking station to make connections to external devices easier. Range of prices, good battery life.
Ultra-thin laptopsA more portable, lighter version of the standard business laptop. Generally smaller screens but high resolution. Ideal for those who travel or who want to keep the weight of their device down. Can be paired with a docking station to make connections to external devices easier. Higher cost, good battery life.
Portable workstationThe most powerful option for a laptop as this is the same level of power as a workstation but in portable form. Variety of screen sizes to match your requirements. Can be paired with a docking station to make connections to external devices easier. Incredibly powerful but at the cost of battery life. Expensive, poor battery life.
Microsoft Surface ProThe high spec portable device designed and supplied by Microsoft. These devices are high performance, have a large number of peripherals to match any situation and great touch screen quality. A number of Datcom staff use these as their main PC in and out the office with great success. Higher cost, good battery life.
MacBook or MacBook ProThe Apple laptops designed mainly for graphics and multimedia and these run on their own operating system. It doesn’t come with Windows 10 but can run Microsoft Office. Expensive, very good battery life.If you have any further questions or need any more information contact us and we will assist in any way that we can.
Whether you’re talking to colleagues two floors up, or 200 miles away, Teams is a great collaboration tool. Even the free version can help people communicate and collaborate – either within, or across, organisations. So why should you add Teams Telephony to your package?Read More
MFA stands for Multi-factor Authentication. It means users have to provide two or more verification factors to access a resource, such as an application, online account, or VPN. If you have MFA on all your business and personal online accounts, then you are already more secure than 85% of businesses. Let’s compare the various MFA methods available and see how we can make your account even more secure.Read More